A talk by Andy Welch in the New Art Bar, Tbilisi, Georgia, 07/09 about climate change, water shortages, cycling around Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Pakistan, India and Nepal. Topics: cycling, cycle touring, india, iran, pakistan
In an extended podcast edition of this week's show, the journey from London to Bristol continues along the Ridgeway (pictured, left) to Avebury, one of the largest prehistoric stone circles in Europe. After a night by Lacock Abbey the route follows the Avon to Bath and the old railway track to Bristol. Featuring David Evans of the Highway Cycling Group, wild swimming author Daniel Start, Bristolian cyclists Mike McBeth and Matthew Symonds and Peter Lipman, Policy Director at Sustrans. Photo... Topics: london, bristol, bicycle, touring, travel, cycle touring, england, sustrans, avebury
Jack Thurston, presenter of The Bike Show, takes a few weeks away from the radio studio for a tour of the Pyrenees, southern and central France. 1500km including 13,000 vertical metres of ascent. Topics: bicycle, cycle touring, france, travel, travel log, pyrenees
Remembering Ian Hibell, the world's greatest long-distance cyclist and adventurer, who was run down and killed on a road in Greece last month, aged 74. He'd been on a 'training ride' which began in Hull (England) in preparation for his next trip to Nepal and Tibet. Nic Henderson talks about his friend and hero. From the Tour of Britain we hear the latest news from the Rapha-Condor-Recycling team and a protestor from Climate Camp who has something to say about energy company E-on's sponsorship... Topics: cycle touring, london, resonance, ian hibell, darien gap, adventure, tour of britain
As Bikescape passes its third birthday, Victor Weinreber sets out on a bike trip around the world that will take at least that long. We meet up with him as he finishes his warm-up trip across the USA and prepares to start the actual trek which begins and ends in San Francisco. Be sure to check out the blog for lots of links and archived shows. http://www.bikescape.blogspot.com Topics: touring, long distance touring, bike touring, cycle touring, crazy guy on a bike, victor weinreber,...